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Thursday, September 22
EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT BLOODSUCKERS WITHOUT A BACKBONE: MOSQUITOES & TICKS
Salt Fork Center, Homer Lake Forest Preserve, 6:30-8 p.m.
Join Dr. Holly Tuten, a medical entomologist at the Illinois Natural History Survey (part of the Prairie Research Institute at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign) to learn best practices for avoiding mosquito and tick bites year-round, and get insights into their biology to aid in control and prevention of vector-borne diseases. Program will have indoor and outdoor components.
Recommended for ages 6 and up. Children must be accompanied by an adult. FREE. Space is limited; registration required by September 21. All attendees (adults and children) must register in advance. Current public health guidelines will be followed; programs may be altered or cancelled due to weather or COVID-19 related concerns. For more info: (217) 896-2455 or email@example.com.